Resources for Teachers

The following resources form part of the Centre for Languages teacher support, and are regularly reviewed and updated.

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General

Information Sheets

Posters

Generic Language Posters

Links

Generic Links

Case studies & interviews

Book reviews

Book Reviews

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Becoming a High Expectation Teacher: Raising the Bar (By Christine Rubie- Davies)
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How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms (By Carol Ann Tomlinson)
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Getting the Buggers into Languages (By Amanda Barton)
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What Does This Look Like in the Classroom? (By Carl Hendrick and Robin MacPherson)
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Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites (By Marcia L. Tate)
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Becoming a "Wiz" at Brain-Based Teaching (By Marilee Sprenger)
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Classroom Instruction that Works (By Ceri B. Dean et al.)
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Doing Task-based Teaching (By Dave Willis and Jane Willis)
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Visible Learning for Teachers (By John Hattie)
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10 Mindframes for Visible Learning (By John Hattie and Klaus Zierer)
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Differentiated Instruction Made Easy (By Phyllis Kaplan et al.)
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Unlocking Formative Assessment (By Shirley Clarke et al.)
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Technology Enhanced Language Learning (By Aiha Walker and Goodith White)
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Removing Dyslexia as a Barrier to Achievement (By Neil MacKay)
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Te Reo Māori Curriculum Guidelines (Ministry of Education NZ
 

Digital Tools

Videos

Formulaic Expressions for Beginner Learners

Celebrating Multilingualism

Let's Play the Noodle Game

Developing Independent Learners in the Multi-Level Classroom

GROW 2020

Sharing Resources Beyond the Classroom

Let's Play The Nose Game

The PACT Programme

Pre-departure Advice for Language Assistants

TBLT - What is a Task?

Meaning, Interaction and Output for Beginner Learners

Tapasā - The Pasifika Success Compass

Intercultural Projects in the Languages Classroom - Episode 2

Promoting Language Learning

Critical Multiculturalism

Back to School - (Re)-Engaging With Students

Intercultural Projects in the Language Classroom - Episode 1

Coding with Scratch in the Language Classroom

Language Assistants (Auxiliares de Conversacion)

Promoting Language Learning Part 2

Developing Implicit Knowledge

Promoting Language Learning Part 3

Using Glogster EDU for Task-Based Language Teaching

Creating QR Codes for Language Teaching

Differences Between NZ and European Schools for Language Assistants

Strategies Towards a Culturally Sustaining Classroom: Episode 1

Managing Students Remotely

Introduction to Future Learning Solutions - Centre for Languages

Arrival in NZ - Tips and Tricks for Language Assistants

Flippity.net - a simple online tool to use in the languages classroom

Learningapps.org - A Great Online Tool for Creating Resources

Let's Play Bang

Input for Beginner Learners

Let's Play Writey Drawey

Language Weeks

Language Week Links

Formulaic Expression Packs

Reports

 

Chinese

Information Sheets

Posters

Links

Case studies & interviews

Videos

Learn how to say THANK YOU in Chinese

Enjoy a Chinese pun with Jennifer Huang

Let's learn how to compliment others in Chinese

Videos

Meet the Lecturer - Chinese - University of Auckland

Chinese Videos

  • JinBu series by Annelise Borger

Video Chinese Eyes Exercise

Learn some simple Chinese phrases

Learn how to say hello in Chinese

Chinese Mooncake Workshop

2020 Queenstown Chinese Teachers' Immersion Week

Formulaic Expression Packs

Chinese Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

 

Cook Islands Māori

Information Sheets

Formulaic Expression Packs

Cook Islands Māori Formulaic Expression Pack


COOK ISLAND MAORI - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

Resource Activity Ideas Padlet Link
***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

 

French

Information Sheets

Posters

Links

Videos

Meet the Lecturer - French - University of Auckland

Formulaic Expression Packs

French Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack


FRENCH - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

Resource Activity Ideas Padlet Link
***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

 

Gagana Samoa

Posters

Samoan Posters

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Links

Videos

Video - Samoan Language for Beginners

Formulaic Expression Packs

Samoan Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

 

German

Information Sheets

Posters

German Posters

The Power of German
The Power of German
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Why learn German?
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With German where to?
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German phrase of the week
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How cool is German
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How easy is German
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How hot is German
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How much fun is German
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How sweet is German
     

Links

German Links

Videos

German Videos

How to incorporate a German Christmas into your classroom

Tips for Using German in the Primary Classroom

Formulaic Expression Packs

German Formulaic Expression Resource Pack

***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

 

Japanese

Information Sheets

Posters

Links

Japanese Links

Videos

Japanese Videos

Accent in Japanese

Accent in Japanese

Meet the Lecturer - Japanese - University of Auckland

Formulaic Expression Packs

Japanese Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack


JAPANESE - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

Resource Activity Ideas Padlet Link
***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

 

Korean

Information Sheets

Posters

Links

Videos

Korean Videos

Korean Speech Competition Address 2019

Formulaic Expression Packs

Korean Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

 

Lea faka-Tonga

Formulaic Expression Packs

Tongan Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

 

New Zealand Sign Language

Information Sheets

Links

Formulaic Expression Packs

NZ Sign Language Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

 

Spanish

Information Sheets

Posters

Links

Spanish Links

Case studies & interviews

Spanish Case Studies & Interviews

Videos

Meet the Lecturer - Spanish - University of Auckland

Formulaic Expression Packs

Spanish Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

 

Te reo Māori

Formulaic Expression Packs

Te Re Maori Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack


TE REO MAORI - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

Resource Activity Ideas Padlet Link
***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

 

Vagahau Niue

Formulaic Expression Packs

Niuean Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***